Until now the process of prototyping interaction and animations for mobile and desktop applications require you to actually build it, learn Apple’s Quartz Composer or revert to Flash.
Until we can get Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, and Pinterest to sign a peace treaty and standardize on a common size for share buttons, their mismatched and unaligned buttons will continue to be a thorn in every designer’s side.
For now our best bet is to simply roll your own button with a share count for each service. Today I did a bit of digging and put together a quick Gist to get share counts using the platform’s APIs.
Check out Sharrre if you want a jQuery plugin that covers all the share buttons and much more.
Check out more of the three.js demos and featured projects on GitHub.
Bootstrap is a toolkit from Twitter designed to kickstart development of webapps and sites. It includes base CSS and HTML for typography, forms, buttons, tables, grids, navigation, and more.
Typically I’m not a huge fan of development frameworks like this one, but digging into it there seems to be quite a few things to learn. Another framework worth looking into is the responsive Skeleton that comes from one of Twitter’s designers Dave Gamache (also on Tumblr).
Erik Rothoff put together a simple bookmarklet that turns any website into a astroid-like game where you and your spaceship take on ads, images and links. Try it out on the Tumblr dashboard, there’s plenty to shoot at there.
Remember: It’s cooler if you make your own sound effects.
Earlier this week Vimeo updated their universal embed code to support HTML5 video. Any new Vimeo videos you add should already support HTML5, but if you have quite a few old videos on your site you can now select “Use HTML5 embeds for Vimeo” in Customize > Appearances to update the videos.
37signals elegant solution to handle the scaling of UI elements in iOS Mobile Safari depending on how zoomed-in the user is.
Edit: It appears that the power of the internets took Mr. Doob’s server down